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, democratic caucuses in nevada show hillary clinton edging out rivabernie sande for the win. this is a live look from nevada -- where clinton is set to make her victory speech any moment now. this was a critical victory after her tough loss in new hampshire. voting is still underway in the republican primary in south carolina. reid: right now, we' re learning new details about an early morning fire in natick that took a deadly turn. fire investigators say there is evidence tonight that smoke detectors were not working in this home. good evening, i' m reid lamberty. pam: and i' m pam cross. tonight, newscenter 5' s sera congi has the big challenges for firefighters who tried to save the victim. sera: firefighters rushed to this east central street house in natick around 7:30 this morning, a smoky blaze first spotted and reported by a fire lieutenant on his way to work. >> we came outside and we seen, some smoke coming out the roof down the block. >> there was a lot of smoke, we didn' t see a lot of flames, but the fire department reacted
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sera: while battling flames firefighters searched the home and found a woman unconsicious in a second-floor bedroom. the challenge firefighters faced when trying to reach the victim, a hole in the floor of the bedroom. >> we were able to get around that hole, found the victim close to the second floor window. sera: crews carried the woman out with a ladder. but she died shortly after at the hospital. 73-year-old carol mccarthy lived alone. >> it' s horrible whether it' s elderly or young, it' s somebody' s relative. sera: investigators are working on a cause, the fire marshall' s office says there' s evidence smoke alarms were not working. the state' s fire marshall' s office says this is the 12th fatal fire this year, and the common thread they' re seeing, a lack of working smoke alarms. in natick, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. pam: one of two people killed in a fire in groton last month has been identified. 66-year-old douglas palmisano died january 28 when a fire broke out at his home on whiley road.
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identity has yet to be released. still no word on what caused the fire. massive flames erupting this morning at a mill in fall river. the fire so intense the building collapsed. the sagamore mill was vacant. no one was hurt. firefighters are investigating whether the fire is suspicious. reid: right now, a child is recovering after being hit by a car in taunton. police say the child was hit on paul bunker drive earlier today. the child suffered non-life threatening injuries. police say it appears to be an accident. the driver did remain on scene. week. temperatures climbing near 60 boston. -- enjoying this beautiful weather. mike: we have a 48 degree and weather. last week.
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was nine below zero. today we hit 60. it was even more dramatic out towards worcester. today topping off at 55. we' ve got a very weak front trying to work its way across the area. if you look at the ground, it is falling its way through and drying before it hits the ground. overnight tonight, temperatures will drop off into the 30' s and 40' s. just a sprinkle this evening. lowe' s barely getting below 40 degrees. tomorrow we warm back up again. late in the day we see clouds coming in, and perhaps as we talk about late tomorrow night, we have to talk about moisture moving in. it' s going to slide its way underneath and as it does so -- this is the way the map looks. overnight there could be light
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on up. that' s the first of two opportunities this week. all that coming up in a few moments. pam: a funeral held for a roxbury toddler whose death remains a mystery. three-year-old kanai whyte was found unconscious in the family' earlier this month. reid: a young child died after falling through thin ice. wcvb newscenter 5' s newly -- julie mcdonald is joining us. reporter: a sweet service here in boston today, celebrating the life of cj thompson. his mom was stunned when she got here today to see how many people came. >> that' s the best way i can describe him, he had a smile
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reporter: people came together saturday to remember the boy with the million dollar smile, their friend cj thompson. the 12-year-old passed away last leak after falling through an ic pond -- icy pond in early january. >> i knew that cj was special to us but i did not know he was special to the community. reporter: close to 200 people filled this center to share their memories. >> cj is like the noisemaker in the house and it' s going to be quiet without him. where can i miss him. reporter: organizers wanted to give cj' s classmates and neighbors a chance to talk about their feelings and what they will miss about their friend. [inaudible] >> it was so hard to swallow, the pain that mom must be going
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reporter: cj' s mom did tell me it gives her some peace to know that cj is with her dad again. -- his dad again. julie mcdonald, wcvb newscenter 5. reid: two new hampshire students are in jail, accused of stabbing another student near campus. matthew gibbons and eric denning are charged in the attack of the 20-year-old this morning. pam: an officer involved shooting happened just before 3:30 this morning. investigators say when they confronted the suspect, he pointed the gun at them for jumping into a car. the suspect crashed his car into a police cruiser and was shot several times. he is in critical condition tonight. both officers are expected to make a full recovery. today marks 13 years since 100
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nightclub fire in west warwick, rhode island. fireworks being used by the band great white ignited flammable foam inside the club. organizers of the memorial site have raised 1.6 million of the $2 million goal. reid: the body of a man believed to have gone swimming of narragansett island has been found. the body has been sent to the medical examiner for positive medical examiner for positive identification. the coast guard had been searching for butler since thursday. lawrence police investigating this crash tonight. no one was seriously hurt after this car flipped on its top this afternoon on south union street. pam: thousands of people attending a funeral service for the conservative justice today. among them, dignitaries and his fellow justices. reid: abc news correspondent
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reporter: into the massive basilica that has hosted three popes, surrounded by the symbols of the faith he held dear, scalia' s sons with a final farewell. >> a scripture reading by fellow justice clarence thomas closest -- thomas, closest to scalia in ideologically. in his homily, justice scalia up about the importance of his father' s christian faith and his love for his large family. >> sure, he forgot our names at times or makes them up. -- mixed them up, but there are nine of us.
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attendance, countless to get terry' s, vice president joe biden, and former vice president dick cheney. >> every funeral reminds us of just how thin the veil is between this world and the next. reporter: following justice scalia' s casket to his final resting place. his widow, 9 child ren, and 36 grandchildren. after today' s mass, scalia' s family attended a private burial service. there will be another memorial on march 1. bazi kanani, abc news, washington. pam: boston newlyweds involved in a crash moments before they walked down the aisle. the first responders helping
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>> the flames were coming from under the firewall. reid: only on 5 -- a groom talking about the crash moments before he and his new bride were set to walk down the aisle. it all played out this afternoon in roxbury. pam: that' s where we find newscenter 5' s nicole estaphan with the incredible story this couple will never forget. reporter: they will never forget this. the strothers have been dating for more than three decades. they say nothing was going to keep them from the altar, not even the fiery crash. by the time most couples say i
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s hurdles. >> the flames were coming inside from under the firewall. >> i did not think we were going to make it. reporter: after nearly thirty years together, darrel and annie strother thought they had seen it all. until saturday, when they were just a few blocks, from the alter. >> all of a sudden the car caught on fire, when the car the caught on fire the brakes went, the flames started coming inside the car. reporter bride and groom to be : were in shock. >> when he told me to jump, i jumped so high up. reporter: the symbol of their union still inside this now burnt out car. >> she reminded me, where are the rings? they were in the car still. reporter: firefighters, were
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and police, saved the wedding. >> we got here faster than we would if we were driving anyway. reporter: the couple extending their gratitude to boston firefighters as well as police for, as they put it, saving the day. nicole is to fun, wcvb newscenter 5. bob: the fight between apple and the u.s. government continues
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>> this was the scene at hillary clinton' s campaign headquarters in nevada. a critical win for the democrat after her loss in new hampshire. much more on the impact of her victory coming up on world news
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>> pam: new information tonight in the fbi' s attempt to hack into an encrypted iphone used by the gunman in december' s mass shootings in california. the obama administration says it would be willing to allow apple to retain possession of specialized software it has been ordered to design and later destroy. apple chief tim cook has said the software would be too dangerous to create because it would threaten the privacy of millions of customers. >> in boston, a new effort to help the homeless stay healthy. state officials say the public is not at risk because the over several hours to spread. the boston globe reports so far 600 homeless people have been inoculated and the cdc has sent 3000 doses of the vaccine to the city. let' s take a live look out at the beautiful city tonight, warm
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pam: 60 today, that was the high? reporter: we ended the day 20 degrees above where we are supposed to be and within eight degrees of setting a record high temperature today. lest we can set record lows on saturday and sunday. it is still 50 degrees, wins southwest about 13 miles per hour. no windchill index to talk about. cold air over the top of us. it is mild out there right now. a few upper 50' s, but we are looking at some 40' s as you look down through the southeastern part of the state. the ocean temperature is cooler , and that is keeping things cooler if you' re over the cape today. a few sprinkles showing up out here. these are really light. a week wave of cool air tries to push its way across. i' m not really getting any
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evening sprinkles in the forecast, and after we get through 8:00 tonight there will not be spread -- he will not spread after that. tomorrow, state your day with sunshine and it warms up nicely. clients coming in the afternoon and late tomorrow night there could be a light mix out there. there could be a little bit of snow, flakes mixing in with the rain. here is the way the map looks at 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. we are still into the upper 40' s. by 10 :00 we start to see rain breaking out along the south coastal areas. those temperatures to warm to support anything but rain. this will skirt its way out to sea. then it moves on out of there. the temperatures don' t warm up on monday afternoon. the cold weather moving back in just in time for you to get back to work. tomorrow, 52 degrees.
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monday, about 38 degrees for a high temperature. tuesday we talk about nice snow moving in. we have two systems we' re watching down in the south. these will come at us in two different forms. as this lifts northward, we initially start with a burst of snow. then this kind of fades away, and the second one becomes much stronger, but it moves inland. it drags this warm air in here. the rain looks like it will be heavy as we start to look at thursday' s forecast. check out the temperature. we are back up around 50 degrees. it' s going to be a very wet solution we are talking about. how much rain are we talking about here? look at the computer models. 1 inch to perhaps 2 inches of rain.
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cool air behind the system. even when we talk about cold air, we' re talking about things closer to normal for this time of year. then we get above normal again as we start to talk about their rain on thursday. otherwise cooler temperatures coming in the first part of the week. there will be another update tonight at 11:00. >> now, sportscenter 5 with bob halloran. bob: jae crowder' s father played sparingly in 51 games with the utah jazz 24 years ago. for some reason the jazz still had a pair of his game worn sneakers. and they gave them to jae crowder before last night' s game. the celtics had their last lead of the game. second quarter, isaiah thomas with 25 points. cuts the jazz lead there. celtic' s still in it early in
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jared sullinger to avery bradley running along the baseline. bradley celtic' s would get. had some noise to it. jazz led by 15. derrick favors, another slam with authority. jazz win this one 111-93. and he' s got it. carter just grabs the rebound. a hop, skip, and a launch, he knocks it right down. closers are weird and you know that' s true because they take that as a compliment. take mark melancon. two years ago he was a terrible red sox reliever, e.r.a. over 6.00. the red sox have themselves a
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dominates. to know his teammates. >> the opportunity to get to re going out there for game one of 162. your team is not just made up of 25 players. you have to know each other and get along. bob: kimbrell is coming off one s still really good. his 2.58 e.r.a. was a career his career average. a career low since he became a closer in 2011, but he was still among the leaders in saves and strikeouts per nine innings. >> he scores!
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bruins road trip so far. high points including wins against the jets, wild and blue jackets. a were shut out in their last outing at nashville. the bruins are 3-2 on their with one more to go. that is at dallas tonight. another reunion with tyler seguin. he' leaving the bruins. in the last three plus years, seguin' s 105 goals ranks second in the nhl, and his 226 points are third-best. we will a you know if it works out tonight at 11:00. reid: commitment 2016 coverage continues.
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reid: hillary clinton talking right now after her win in nevada' s caucus. pam: tonight at 11:00 we will also bring you the results of the south carolina voting. mike: weather looks great tomorrow, temperatures into the 50' s. tomorrow night a little rain, and then we watch a midweek storm. we will quickly change over to rain because it will be so warm on thursday.
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welcome to a special edition of "world news tonight." breaking news on this showdown saturday. election battles on two fronts. hillary clinton with a much-needed win over bernie sanders in nevada after a tense neck-and-neck fight. but sanders trouncing her on the issue of trust. tonight, the long lines and the celebrations. showdown in south carolina. donald trump firing away until the very end. >> so, it's crunch time, folks. it's crunch time. >> ted cruz and marco rubio with their last-minute push. can they still catch trump? >> it's in god's hands and in the voters' hands. >> the first test for republican candidates in the south. the results coming in right now.

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